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  • HOMOSEXUALITY

    Multiple Authors

    OVERVIEW of the entry: i. In Zoroastrianism. ii. In Islamic law. iii. In Persian literature. iv. In modern Persia. See Supplement.  

  • HOMOSEXUALITY i. IN ZOROASTRIANISM

    Prods Oktor Skjærvø

    Zoroastrian literature contains discussions of personal relations only in legal contexts and is quite explicit with regard to sins of a sexual nature.

  • HOMOSEXUALITY ii. IN ISLAMIC LAW

    E. K. Rowson

    The foundational texts of Islam address, and generally condemn, sexual relations between members of the same sex.

  • HOMOSEXUALITY iii. IN PERSIAN LITERATURE

    EIr

    a sharp contrast exists between the treatment of homosexuality in Islamic law and its reflection in Persian literature, particularly poetry (the chief vehicle of Persian literary expression).

  • HOMOSEXUALITY iv. IN MODERN IRAN

    Cross-Reference

    See Supplement.

  • HONAR O MARDOM

    Nassereddin Parvin

    a monthly magazine published by the General Office of Fine Arts in the Ministry of Education, 1957, 1962-79.

  • HONARESTĀN-E ʿĀLI-E MUSIQI-E MELLI

    Cross-Reference

    See Supplement.

  • HONARMANDI, HASAN

    Kāmyār ʿĀbedi

    poet, translator, and literary scholar.

  • HONEY

    Hushang Aʿlam

    (ʿasal, archaic Pers. angobin).  In Iranian lore, according to the Nowruz-nāma, Hušang, the second  Pišdādiān king, first “brought out honey from the zanbur (“wasp”).

  • ḤOQAYNI

    Wilferd Madelung

    the nesba of two 11th-century Zaydi Imams, father and son, scholars of religious law.